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Re: [IP] Re: Paradigm 512 Upgrade



Count me in too!.  Gayle Armstrong RN, TNS
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bob Goble" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Cc: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Tuesday, August 19, 2003 5:41 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] Re: Paradigm 512 Upgrade


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> Yes,
> Ordered my pump in May, and was told "no cost to a small handling fee to
> swap them out".  That was their defense against why I should go with them
> and not the Cozmo.  After all, it was portrayed as only a software change,
> which when I read their web site on the "pathway" program, is false.  They
> are completely swapping out pumps, which implies to me that is not just a
> software change.
> I don't consider a 10% fee as small...
>
> Count me in.
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>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "jim b" <email @ redacted>
> To: <email @ redacted>
> Sent: Tuesday, August 19, 2003 6:38 PM
> Subject: Re: [IP] Re: Paradigm 512 Upgrade
>
>
> > Insulin Pumpers is made possible by your tax deductible contributions.
> > Your donation of $10, $25, or more... just $1 or $2 per month is
> > needed so that Insulin Pumpers can continue to serve you and the rest
> > of the diabetes community. Please visit:
> >
> >     http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/donate.shtml
> >
> > Your annual contribution will eliminate this header from your IP mail
> >
> > Speaking of upgrades, when i decided to go with MM, i was told that all
> > future upgrades
> > would be at no cost.  I AM GONNA HOLLER HERE>
> >
> > I met with my CDE last week and she is pissed, she was also told that
all
> > of the upgrades
> > would be passed onto those who purchased the 511's.
> >
> > Its my understanding that this is not gonna happen, if you want them
that
> > are at an additional
> > cost.
> >
> > Mimimed best be prepared, you cannot do this without suffering some sort
> of
> > a backlash.
> >
> > I intend to pursue this with them shortly.
> >
> > anyone else interested in some sort of unified effort...????????
> >
> >
> >
> > jimb
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > At 11:04 AM 8/19/03 -0500, you wrote:
> > >Insulin Pumpers is made possible by your tax deductible contributions.
> > >Your donation of $10, $25, or more... just $1 or $2 per month is
> > >needed so that Insulin Pumpers can continue to serve you and the rest
> > >of the diabetes community. Please visit:
> > >
> > >    http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/donate.shtml
> > >
> > >Your annual contribution will eliminate this header from your IP mail
> > >
> > >The features which appeal to me mos about the "new" paradigm isn't the
> > >corrections or the bolus wizard, but the finer basal rates, the ability
> to
> > >set temp basals in percentages (this is useful if you have as complex
of
> a
> > >basal profile as I do!), and the ability to set alarms to remind me to
> test
> > >at a certain amount of time after a bolus.
> > >
> > >I probably will upgrade, but the meter feature isn't something I think
I
> > >would use.  That and I'm not even sure if the strips are covered under
my
> > >insurance because they do not show up in my insurance's online
pharamacy
> > >(Caremark/RxRequest).  I can calculate meal boluses and corrections
with
> 90%
> > >accuracy (the only exceptions are when I miscalculate carbs, and this
new
> > >system won't help that),
> > >
> > >Sarah
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